Two recent VCAT cases have looked closely at the implications of the restrictions contained in the Neighbourhood Residential Zone (NRZ) that specify the maximum number of dwellings per lot (usually capped at two). The outcome of those cases opens up an opportunity for applicants to develop land in the NRZ with more than the maximum number of dwellings specified in the zone at Clause 32.09-3.
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The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is currently reviewing fees for a number of services provided by local councils and the Minister, related to planning and subdivision.
An interesting case which identified an issue with the implementation of Precinct Structure Plans has caught our attention.
Clause 62 of the VPP outlines exemptions from permit requirements for specified uses, works, subdivisions and demolition.